Getting some background information can help you understand what a job is really like – everything from salary to qualifications, training, and daily responsibilities. Having summary information about careers can also help you present yourself in the best possible light to people you might want to connect with in the field.
Some great resources are the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), O*Net, and Labor Market Insights. Links to these online resources are available at
- BLS/OOH- www.bls.gov/ooh
- O*Net – www.onetonline.org
- Labor Marketing Insights – https://careercenter.fresnostate.edu/channels/still-exploring/#uc_lmi-2